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Railway electrification, diesel-electric locomotives, and some future aspects of electric traction

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1 Author(s)
Huldschiner, G. ; Electrical Engineering Department, College of the City of New York, New York, N. Y.

Diesel-electric locomotives have replaced the steam locomotives in this country to a great extent and have been used in preference to railway electrification; whereas in Europe the tendency is still rather in favor of electrification. The following is a discussion for this diversity, which may be influenced by further technical developments.

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American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Part II: Applications and Industry, Transactions of the  (Volume:71 ,  Issue: 1 )